A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

animals Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words13.2 12 9.2 5.9 36.1 22.4 35.1 34.1
Number of occurrences208 2 1 1 3 5
Number of authors6 1 1 1 1 2

Occurrences of animals in Corpus

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
s near enuch full wi birds an animals that had fell intae it. Thur on page 24
irds wi draggelt fithers, the animals wi thir furr clingin tae thim on page 25
se, an fun a brev crowd o wee animals an burds waitin ootside. The on page 40
see, baecaas some o thim wur animals, an some wur birds), "A suppo on page 109

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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
ttin awfy crowded wi birds an animals that hed fa’en intae eet: t
an funnd quite a crowd o wee animals an birds waitin ootside. Th p
en, ‘cause some o thum were animals, an some were birds,) “Ah s
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Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
ait, an they’d pick aff the animals as they scuddit by.
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Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
er Katie Bairdie, wi aa o her animals, reminded us a bit o oorsels.
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Hall, Simon W. Crackan the troughs, (Brisk Northerly 2021) Orkney, blog
rst thing for me aboot keepan animals in winter is the sea o gutter
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Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
the notion takes them. Bloody animals. Nae respect, the bloody swin
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
each. Three o thaim includes animals: Glen Eagle (Alan Steele), th
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Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
d and banned him frae keeping animals for ten year, it wis covered
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Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
eart that there micht be wild animals living there that cuid attack
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Uri, Antonia Flooery achievement for the Scots Government, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
as safe places for aa kynes o animals, birdies an beasties tae caa
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@OrangRuth tweeted in Ulster

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
t these braw #Scots wirds fir animals, creatit by @stewartbremner h(2020)

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans

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